The Russia World Cup is heading towards the beginning as teams have got shape for football’s showpiece event in 2018. All eyes on 12 stadiums across 11 cities that are going to host FIFA World Cup 2018 between 14 June and 15 July.
The craze for gala event is high that more than 3.5 million tickets have been requested to enjoy live 2018 world cup from stadiums. Hence today we are going to talk about these 12 stadiums which will organize these 64 matches of championship.
FIFA World Cup 2018 Stadiums Guide
1. Luzhniki Stadium (MOSCOW)
Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium is the main venue for 2018 world cup as it will host opening game and final match of the tournament. Russia football team to play their world cup games on this ground which is having a capacity of 81,006. Russian govt. spent 22 billion rubles to upgrade the Luzhniki stadium.
This stadium has the maximum capacity than any other stadium.
2. Saint Petersburg Stadium
The second highest capacity ground of 2018 FIFA World Cup; Saint Petersburg Stadium is situated at Krestovsky Island. This stadium will host key matches of the event like first semi-final match. It has the capacity of 68,134.
3. Spartak Stadium
Spartak Stadium aka Otkrytiye Arena is one of the most beautiful grounds prepared for 2018 FIFA World Cup. The stadium’s capacity is 43,298 and is located at Tushino in Moscow.
4. Kazan Arena
Kazan Arena stadium is having capacity of 44,779 spectators who can enjoy live 2018 FIFA world cup matches. It is situated at Chistopolskaya Street, Novo-Savinovsky district.
5. Nizhny Novgorod Stadium
New stadium built at Nizhny Novgorod for FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia. It is situated at Confluence of the Oka and Volga rivers. Nizhny Novgorod stadium has the capacity of 45,331.
6. Volgograd Arena
Volgograd Arena stadium located at central park in Volgograd is a newly build venue to host matches for 21st edition of FIFA world cup. It has capacity of 45,568.
7. Samara Arena
Radiotsentr district’s Samara Arena stadium has got the capacity of 44,807 spectators to watch live games of 2018 football world cup.
8. Fisht Stadium
Sochi’s Fisht Stadium is reconstructed for 2018 world cup. It’s capacity is 47,700 and the stadium is located at Olympic Park in Adler district, Russia.
9. Rostov Arena
Rostov Arena stadium to host world cup 2018 matches in Russia. The stadium is located at Left bank of the river Don in the Grebnoy canal area and it’s capacity is 45,145.
10. Mordovia Arena
2018 FIFA World Cup host city Saransk has got brand new stadium having 44,442 capacity. Mordovia Arena is located near The Insar river basin.
11. Ekaterinburg Arena Stadium
Ekaterinburg Arena Stadium is re-constructed for hosting 2018 football world cup games. The stadium is located at Repin Street. It has capacity of 35,696.
12. Kaliningrad Stadium
Kaliningrad stadium is situated at Oktyabrsky Island in Kaliningrad and it has capacity of 35,212.
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